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of the united states joe biden will be sworn in for his second term by u.s. supreme court justice that wasn't even a member of the court four years ago. we're talking about justice sonia sotomayor. she just spoke with our own soledad o'brien who is here at the national mall with me. not every day you get to speak with a supreme court. was it up at the supreme court? >> it was. >> pretty impressive. >> it's an amazing building and she's pretty remarkable to talk to. she has a book out. it's called "my beloved world" and it's about navigating a world, she was born in poverty in the bronx would go to princeton and yale and work as a district attorney and then eventually end up as a supreme court justice. and she says that when she swears in joe biden on sunday, that it is, considering where she came from, absolutely stunning. >> i was thinking just a couple of days ago, if i think back at when i was a kid, which of the two events would have seemed more improbable to me, i realize each one was so far-fetched that i couldn't have imagined either. >> supreme court? >> supreme court, swearing in t
laws that would ban assault weapons. this comes as vice president joe biden finalizes a package of recommendations to curb gun violence. he is expected to meet today with house members and to discuss ways to reduce gun violence. is expected to give president obama a comprehensive package i of recommendations tomorrow. some lawmakers said the december massacre and new town conn that killed 27 people as transform the country and americans are ready for stricter gun laws. the recommendations that are expected of background checks for ever when purchasing a gun even at gun shows and a ban on high- capacity ammo clips. >> is that of the elite for baiting boeing's 787 dream liner. japan airlines reported a fuel leak at an inspection yesterday in the aircraft reportedly was the same one that had a fuel leak in boston last week. japan's all nippon airways has experienced a fuel leak a caught it when the crack and a computer malfunction and 787 skull and cancellations of several domestic flights. the government said last week the 787 is safe to fly though it lost a probe last week in to
and a rigorous background check. >>> tomorrow, vice president joe biden is expected to give president obama his recommendation on how to curb gun violence. meanwhile, the head of the nra david king offered his own idea on how to stop gun violence. here's what he said on cnn's "state of the union." >> one of the things that we have pushed for, for a number of years is including those who have been adjudicated to be mental incompetent and potentially dangerous on the list of those people who are prohibited from buying firearms. that has not been done. >> he believes republican lawmakers will not support an outright ban on assault weapons. on cbs' "face the nation," senator john mccain said he would not support such legislation. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are debating the future of sandy hook elementary school. reopen it or tear it down? the site of last month's mass shooting killed 20 children and six adults. it's still a crime scene. sandy hook students and teachers are holding classes at school in a neighboring town. yesterday newtown residen
a look at the headlines right now. on tuesday a task force headed by vice president joe biden expected to recommend a ban on assault-style weapons. that's just one option the task force may put on the president's desk in the wake of the connecticut elementary school shooting one month ago. president obama made clear this weekend that he is ready for a fight over how he responds to the recommendation. >>> american troops helped france in an attempt to rescue a french intelligence agent held hostage by militants in somalia. president obama detailed the u.s. involvement in the mission which happened friday night. he said u.s. troops lent what he called limited technical support and american aircraft if needed. the mission failed. the captured agent was not rescued and the french government believe he is now dead. >>> former president george h.w. bush may get to leave the hospital this week. the 41st president shown here on his birthday last june has been in the hospital since november 23rd for bronchitis and then what was described as a stubborn fever. his son, former florida governor jeb
-president joe biden is continuing to prepare recommendations for gun legislation. we will tell you will he's meeting with to date at 5:34 a.m.. >> and justin timber lake is back with more music! we will talk about his new release at 5:56 a.m.. >> >> welcome back the time now is 5:29 a.m.. the big stories the san francisco 49ers are in the nfc championship game. the second straight year. the niners will take on the falcons this sunday in atlanta. it is noon our time some gather around a tv for the game. more problems for boeing 787 dreamliner. a fuel leak was reported yesterday's. it is the same one that had a leak last week. >> we're watching bay area weather breaking up to more cold temperatures of revisory in effect for the north bay until 9:00 a.m. we have our own jackie sissel he is our solo reporter. note to sell. pat, some long johns. it is cold out here a good reason to have the freeze advisory in the north bay. we are sitting at 31 degrees. it is below freezing. yesterday was illegal in fact, it was so cold the pipes froze inside my house. there was no water. i have to wait to 10:0
down and those who say it should be renovated and reopened. >>> vice president joe biden is a day away from delivering his gun control recommendations to the president. those recommend digs as are expected to be pretty significa significant. they will include universal background checks. a limit on how many bullets a weapon can hold and a ban on assault weapons. several lawmakers and the nra say it has no chance of becoming law. >>> critical meetings this week on capitol hill for former senator chuck hagel. he's come under fire for his remarks about iran and israel in the past. he'll sit down with leading democrat chuck schumer of new york, among others, starting today. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> we learned overnight that u.s. forces played a role in a failed rescue attempt in somalia last week. u.s. air ships did enter restricted air space briefly but did not use weapon. the hostage was apparently killed in the raid. >>> beijing is shrouded in a toxic fog this morning. as air pollution continues to soar off the charts.
to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips, limiting them to perhaps 10 wounds. 10 rounds. top democratic law i can makers asking for them to suspend until it ends. >> assault rifles and magazine clips are falling off the shelves. >> ironically all of the talk caused a near stampeed of gun buying. people lined up around the block at this gun show in man manchester, new hampshire. another gun show drew protesters from both sides. >> this is an opportunity to stand up against gun violence. >> the vast, vast, vast majority of people use guns responsibly and legally.
purposes. >> vice president joe biden will give president obama his recommendations for curbing gun violence tomorrow. they could include restrictions on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines as well as background checks on all gun buyers. the head of the national rifle association says he believes there's not enough support in congress to ban assault weapons. >> i would say that the likelihood is that they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> it's a view many republicans share, including senator john mccain who spoke on cbs's "face the nation." >> did you think an assaults weapons ban can pass the congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >> the nra is pushing for laws that would restrict the mentally ill from owning guns. now, some in congress, including new york senator chuck schumer, want retailers like walmart which sells guns to take action ahead of congress to stop selling those assault weapons. terrell. >> susan mcginnis in washington. susan, good to see you. thank you so much. >>> the hollyw
will outline his plan. he'll be joined by vice president joe biden as well as children who wrote him letters after the newtown shootings. >>> here to tell us if any of the president's proposals has a chance of passing the republican controlled house of representatives is democratic congresswoman rose a a delara. welcome inside "the war room." >> thank you so much, governor. it's wonderful to be with all of you tonight. >> jennifer: glad to have you there. i know there is a lot going on right now but first let me start by talking about the gun safety proposals. what ones do you expect the president to announce tomorrow? >> well, i am hopeful that what those recommendation also include is, one the ban on assault weapons and also the ban on the high capacity magazines, the feeding devices. third i would like to see that we close the loopholes on the background checks. i would like very much to see as part of this effort, and i don't know what it will be about is everyone has talked about mental health services. does that mean we're going to look at increased resources for mental health services
. vice president joe biden has had a number of meetings to build a consensus to try to prevent more tragedy like sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at the cow palace on sunday and also expects to sell out of ammunition. in daly city, abc7 news. >>>
going on in washington. vice president joe biden has had a series of meetings to hopefully build a consensus among the nra, gun owners and gun opponents. they want to try to prevent more tragedy like at sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his. stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records, but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at th
the reason for the huge turnout and the discussion going on in washington. vice president joe biden has had a number of meateddings to hopefully build a consent sis to try to prevent more tragedy like at sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at the cow palace
in congress to block any new laws that would ban assault weapons. s as vice president joe biden finalize a package of recommendations to curb gun violence. >> bitinthe vice-president is to meet today with white house members to discuss ways to reduce gun violence. >> is expected to give the president a comfort of thcompree package of recommendations tomorrow. >> some lawmakers say the december massacre in newtown, conn. that killed 27 people as transform the country and americans are ready for stricter gun laws. >> we will see what is announced tomorrow. >> meanwhile it has been one month since the deadly sandy hook elementary school shooting, and the poll shows americans have become increasingly dissatisfied with the nation's gun laws. >> a new gallup poll shows 38 percent of americans are dissatisfied with current gun regulations and wants stricter laws put in place. >> that is a 13 point jump from one year ago. >> meanwhile, 43 percent dissatisfied with current laws down seven points from last year. >> another 5 percent said they were dissatisfied with current laws and regulations tha
point" at 7:00 eastern time. >> and one many onth to the day since at sault, joe biden will meet with representatives to gather policy proposals on gun violence. the vice president's final recommendations are expected to be announced on tuesday. >>> also in the house of representatives debate begins today on two bills address superstorm sandy relief. congress passed $9 billion in aid last week. the states and president are asking for another $50 billion. one of the house plans, however, calls for just $17 billion in what it calls emergency aid. >>> the week getting off to a really soggy start in some parts of the country. heavy rain and flooding wash out roads in parts of west tennessee. public schools and three counties are closed today because buses couldn't get to the students. and the national weather service saying an ef-tornado hit near paducah, kentucky, on saturday. it destroyed one church and blew the steeple off another. we want to check in with alexandra steel. >> good morning you to guys. here it is. here's the cold front. along it is all the rain. you saw that floodi
, please welcome joe biden and mayor michael hunter. [applause] gentlemen. it is, of course, my distinct honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to introduce our good friend and my good friend, vice president joe biden. throughout his career as a public servant, vice president biden has championed issues that are critical to the prosperity and growth of america's cities, and he has engaged directly with the u.s. conference of mayors on a regular basis. during our annual meeting this past june in orlando, vice president biden pledged that the obama administration would make sure that future infrastructure investments are more targeted to local areas. in november, last year, the vice president hosted our leadership in the white house to discuss the fiscal cliff and the concerns of mayors regarding both investment programs and tax-exempt financing. issueer there's a major that demands attention, again and again and again, vice president joe biden has shown the leadership and courage needed to help move our nation in the right direction. and that is why i was certainly heartened when pres
michael nutter. >> mayors and ladies and gentlemen. please welcome vice-president joe biden and philadelphia mayor michael nutter. [applause] >> mayors and ladies and gentlemen, it is, of course, my distinct honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to introduce our good friend and my good friend, vice president joe biden. throughout his career as a public servant, vice president biden has championed issues that are critical to the prosperity and growth of america's cities, and he has engaged directly with the u.s. conference of mayors on a regular basis. during our annual meeting this past june in orlando, vice president biden pledged that the obama administration would make sure that future infrastructure investments are more targeted to local areas. in november, last year, the vice president hosted our leadership in the white house to discuss the fiscal cliff and the concerns of mayors regarding both investment programs and tax-exempt financing. issueer there's a major that demands attention, again and again and again, vice president joe biden has shown the leadership an
's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. >> shannon: vice president joe biden is set to release his recommendations for reducing gun violence to the president this week. appearing on a sunday talk show the president of the national rifle association predicted congress will not pass a new assault weapons ban or a restriction on high capacity magazines but democrats maintain the newtown massacre is changing attitudes on capitol hill. >>> president obama sworn in for his second term next week. today preparations already are underway in the u.s. capital. the inauguration is expected to be smaller this year than it was in 2009 but will still fee he tour a star studded lineup and enthusiastic mood but tempered by high unemployment and a still faltering economy. if you are feeling tense, here is an idea gaining momentum. get out there and throw a snowball. thousands in seattle turning out for the largest ice slinging fight. the nation's most prominent implementing a new and controversial policy. the washington national cathedral will soon begin allowing same-sex marr
. more than 42-hundred people were onboard the ship at the >> this week, vice president joe biden is expected to offer recommendations to president obama on ways to curb escalating gun violence in the u-s. as athena jones explains, religious groups are also at >> "you all know this is a complicated issue." >> reporter: gun control is front and center at the white house. and a matter of debate among christians. >> "there is a fascinating religious divide on the issue of gun control." a survey by the public institute-- conducted before stricter gun control laws, compared to about a third of white evangelical protestants and 42 percent of white mainline >> "it's just not about theology. it's also about culture and geography." the evangelicals are the most likely to own guns. many live in southern and rural areas where guns are a way of life. so what does the bible say about weapons? >> "scripture teaches that christians are not to take weapons and avenge other people. however, there is an affirmation that government has a divine role to punish evil doers." with polls showing increase
an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: vice president joe biden met with several stake holders in the gun debate last week. he's expected to make recommendations to the president on how to reduce gun violence by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator is calling on stores that sell firearms to take the first step. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers, like wal- mart and sports authority, to suspend sales of modern assault- style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> reporter: but while solutions are discussed in washington, the police investigation into the tragedy at sandy hook has not been concluded and newtown is still grieving. >> this is going to take a long time, even after that report comes out for this community to recover. >> reporter: april williams, ktvu channel 2news. >>> the mayor of a massachusetts town is launching a buyback, not of guns, but of violent video games. >> we know that if they were to take away all these things, it would still be bad people doing bad things. but in our small
and some big stars coming in as well as president obama and mrs. obama and vice president joe biden and his wife. that's the latest from d.c., back to you. >> keith wants to know if he's young enough to get into the children's ball? >> i can aview the ticket, i hope. >> reporter: i showed them my i.d. and they said i was a little too old. >> thanks a lot, tony. >>> we'll help you get inauguration day started the right way. "news4 today" will begin at 4:00 a.m. on monday. we'll be live from capitol hill to preview the day's events. you can also check out our inauguration guide on nbcwashington.com. >>> today the obama team is expected to make an unprecedented announcement. the political organization that helped him get elected is going to be become a nonprofit group. democratic leaders say it will be called "organizing for america." it will use the support and energy that got the president re-elected to further his second term agenda like gun control and immigration. obama 2012 joim messi that will head the committee. it will be separate from the democratic national committee. >>> and here's
of that news conference. bill: one of the questions will certainly be on guns. as vice president joe biden begins to meet with members of congress on that topic today in fact. members around the country are working on chicago for example. mayor of chicago rahm emanuel. the irony chicago has one of the highest amount of gun laws in the u.s. and has highest murder rate. what do leaders expect from the white house on gun, steve. >> reporter: short what they would like to see is more restrictions. overnight in chicago sadly becoming a common tale. another gun homicide on the city's westside. this on a city saw 500 plus murders. obviously this is a subject which dom it. >>ed public discussion for quite some time especially recently. reverend jesse jackson was taping his weekly radio show. the topic was gun violence. with regard to president's discussion about gun controls he says the discussion should be happening here. >> we wrote a letter to president obama and one to joe biden because we want them to come to chicago with the commission. >> reporter: as you point out, bill, this state does ha
begin my thanking our vice president joe biden for your dedication, joe, to this issue, for bringing so many different voices to the table, because while reducing gun violence is a complicated challenge, protecting our children from harm shouldn't be a devisive one. over the month since the tragedy in newtown we've heard from so many, and obviously none have affected us more than the families of those gorgeous children and their teachers and guardians who were lost, and so we are grateful to all of you for taking the time to be here and recognizing that we honor their memories in part by doing everything we can to prevent this from happening again. but we also heard from some unexpected people, in particular i started getting a lot of letters from kids. four of them are here today, grant fritz, julia stokes, hina zeha. and taja good. they are pretty representative of some of the messages that i got. these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. hina, a third grader. you can go ahead and wave, hina, that's you. she wrote, i feel terrible for the parents who los
with boehner and obama and reid and joe biden sit down. >> no, they're going to agree how much are we going to cut and then the policy people are going to see where and how. that's how it goes in washington. >> before you get to washington, how do you dweel patient demand? you have all of these new machines and technology. you go in, you're a reasonably healthy person. you say, hey, i want to use the new machine that gives you an echo cardiogram. the doctor says, no, you're fine, and you get one. >> there are two, mike, i think that's a great question. two issues there. where do patients get these ideas and why do they do it? in part, doctors are fuelling that and drive down the new jersey turnpike, what do you see? hospital after hospital. we've got cyber knife. the robot. this. we're fuelling patients demand. the second thing -- >> what does the di vinci robot do? >> i'm sure you don't. it's the four arm robot that does prostate surgery. >> those guys actually don't like me because i keep saying this. it costs about 4 or 5,000 more per surgery. for a surgeon to get really good at it, requ
're going to start coverage sunday morning with the swearing in of joe biden and then continue monday morning. >> we'll find another time when i can show you my aunt's photo album because i had it set up for you guys. >>gretchen: what kind of photo >> my aunt's. >>steve: the true story of james rosen yet to be told. going to put mike emanuel on it. thanks so much. earlier we told you about the national archives releasing an audio library of 150,000 different animal sounds. we tried to get some ourselves without much luck. but yesterday animal expert jack hannah stopped by our show and we put him to the test, and he took this very seriously. roll the jack tape. >> here's the first sound effect. what is this, jack hannah? and brian. [playing tape] >>steve: it is not a woodpecker. >>gretchen: we did this yesterday and i don't even remember this. [playing tape] >> i know what it is. it lives in the water. [playing tape] >> it's big. >>steve: it's big and fat. >> a whale? >>steve: it's a walrus. [playing tape] >> i should have known that. >>gretchen: no. no you shouldn't have. >>steve: sou
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